When should I visit?
October - November
12C - 28C / 54F - 82F
Kanha at its most green, lush and dense.
Flowing waterways and large deer herds in the meadows.
Warm daytime temperatures with cool mornings and evenings.
Wear layers, including a sweater/ fleece and a hat.
December - January
-1C - 24C /30F - 75F
Enchanting morning mists and occasional frost.
Gorgeously crisp evening light. Day-long wildlife activity.
Very chilly mornings/ nights. Pleasant daytime temps.
Wear many layers including a hat, scarf, gloves, thermals and a warm jacket.
February - March
12C - 34C / 54F - 93F
Kanha in blossom and changing colours.
Cool mornings, with afternoons becoming increasingly warm.
Wear layers, including a sweater/ fleece, a hat for the morning and a cap for the afternoon.
April - May
18C - 43C / 64F - 109F
Dry, hot forest provides easier sightings, especially during early morning and last light.
Hot days. Evenings/ mornings are usually cool and fresh. Mid-May is very hot, often with a heatwave.
Wear a light sweater, cap and a cotton scarf to dampen around your neck.
24C - 38C / 75F - 100F
Pre-monsoon showers refresh the forest, bringing early blooms. Sightings at their best!
Hot days. Cooler mornings and evenings. Can be humid.
Wear cool cottons and a cap.
What essentials should I pack?
Sunscreen and lipsalve
Refillable water bottle
A light waterproof jacket or kagool
Which currency is accepted?
We accept Indian Rupees, UK Sterling, US$ and Euro's.
Payments can be made via bank transfer.
Please note that we are unable to accept debit/ credit cards or traveller's cheques.
Which electricity plugs work?
Indian plug sockets take either 2 or 3 round pin plugs. The voltage is 220V. A razor socket is provided in the bathroom. You will be able to charge all your equipment in your tent on a daily basis.
Which tropical illnesses do I need to watch out for?
Malaria is prevalent in the area. We provide a local repellent and burn citronella oil to deter mosquitos. Anti-malarial medication is recommended but a personal choice.
Dengue fever, Japanese Encephalitis are NOT found in Kanha. Rabies is uncommon.